The Rural Services Network issues a number of press releases every year - to national and regional media outlets across the UK.
Our latest press releases are listed below. If you are a journalist and would like to be added to our list of recipients, please email us.
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A shortage of rural GPs has left rural patients waiting weeks to see their local doctor.
TOP speakers have been secured for a major conference to discuss strategies for improving rural healthcare.
The Rural Services Network  has called the Government’s response to an article in the Sunday Express  on Sunday 8 January “nothing more than a smokescreen designed to mask the real issue facing rural council tax payers”.
The Rural Services Network – which represents more than 250 local authorities and organisations in rural areas  – has called for urgent talks following publication of the government's provisional funding settlement for local authorities .
The Rural Services Network – which represents more than 250 local authorities and organisations in rural areas  – has warned the government to ensure that rural communities don't miss out on measures contained in its Autumn Statement .
The Rural Services Network – which represents more than 250 local authorities and organisations in rural areas  – has urged the government to use its forthcoming Autumn Statement to address challenges faced by rural communities.
Countryside communities must join forces to secure a fair deal from the government following Brexit, the Rural Services Network  has warned.
The government has been warned not to withdraw vital funding from rural communities as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
Leaving the European Union has major implications for England's countryside communities, the Rural Services Network  has warned.
“Challenging Times - A New Dimension", the latest and most successful Rural Health Network conference to date, was hosted at the House of Lords on 29 January 2016 by Baroness Byford DBE DL.
The Rural Services Network is making a last minute plea to the Government to listen to the views of the people and change tack on its plans to reduce grants to rural areas at a higher percentage rate than grant reduction in urban areas over the next four years.
Rural residents face an unwelcome hike in council tax coupled with much reduced services if the government pushes ahead with a proposed funding settlement for rural communities - despite an increase in the Rural Services Delivery Grant.